GRAND TOUR MODEL OF GIULIANO DE MEDICI AFTER MICHELANGELO
Circa third quarter of the 19th century, unsigned
Item # 103BKW05A
A finely chiseled and finished Grand Tour model depicting Giuliano de Medici posed as a Roman consul, it is cast after one of the pair of sculptures executed by Michelangelo and on display at the tomb of Lorenzo de Medici at the Medici Chapel in Florence opposing his brother Lorenzo. The surface exhibits a complex range from nearly black to reddish-orange highlights in a patina that positively glows under a protective layer of wax.
Measurements: 19 3/4" H x 7" D x 8" W
Very fine overall condition, beautifully preserved and ready to place.